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Obituaries from June 2005

Agnes Montgomery (06/30/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Agnes Jewell Montgomery, 85, of Chaffee died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center. She was born Nov. 22, 1919, in Swifton, Ark., daughter of Dewitt and Ethel Myra King Rowlett. She and Evert Paul Montgomery were married Jan. 15, 1940. He died Feb. 11, 1986...
Virginia Hinman (06/30/05)
Virginia S. Hinman, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born July 12, 1919, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Norman C. and Frances G. Stubenrauch Seib. Hinman was employed by the city of Cape Girardeau, had been head payroll clerk at D.L. Harrison Construction Co., and also worked for State of Missouri Child Support Enforcement. She was affiliated with Old St. Vincent's Catholic Church...
Lavern Penrod (06/30/05)
Lavern Lorraine Penrod, 73, of Jackson died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at Jackson Manor. She was born May 24, 1932, at Brazeau, Mo., daughter of Martin and Amalia Rabold Kutscher. She and Charles Roy Penrod were married Nov. 23, 1950. Penrod was a 1950 graduate of Jackson High School. She worked on the family farm with her husband and was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church at New Wells...
Mary Bellamy (06/30/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary Lee Bellamy, 44, of Mounds died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 15, 1960, in Cairo, Ill., daughter of Sylvester and Elnora Bellamy. Bellamy was a 1979 graduate of Meridian High School and attended Shawnee College. She had worked at Meridian Manor Nursing Home in Mounds and Anna-Jonesboro Nursing Home...
Harland Gilmer Jr. (06/30/05)
MATTHEWS, Mo. -- William Harland Gilmer Jr., 68, of Matthews died on Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at his residence. Friends may call at Nunnelee Funeral Chapel in Sikeston from 5 to 8 p.m. today. Funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Tom McCandless officiating. Burial will be in Matthews Cemetery...
Viola Sides (06/30/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Viola L. Sides, 87, of Perryville died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at her home. She was born July 9, 1917, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Herman and Bernice Zahner Kiefer Sr. She and James "Lonnie" Sides were married May 7, 1938. He died Nov. 18, 1985...
Robert Price (06/30/05)
Robert "Bob" Price, 76, of Cape Girardeau passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish West County Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 18, 1928, in Brazeau, Mo., son of Irl and Merle Dempster Price. He and Velda Hand were married Aug. 15, 1948...
Frances Rau (06/30/05)
Frances I. Rau, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born May 5, 1936, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Charles David and Jewel Martin Griffaw. She first married Eugene Norris in 1954. She later married Richard Rau in September 1978 in Tishomingo, Okla. He died May 4, 1992...
Roy Brown Jr. (06/30/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Roy Brown Jr., 76, of Marble Hill died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at his home. Liley Funeral Home at Marble Hill is in charge of arrangements.
Gordon Beaver (06/30/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gordon M. Beaver, 72, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Sikeston Convalescent Center. He was born May 8, 1933, at St. Joseph, Mo., son of Leroy C. and Julia Waite Beaver. He and Mary J. Wood were married June 8, 1956, in Webster Groves, Mo...
Gary Lindsey (06/30/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Gary Wayne Lindsey, 49, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Oct. 12, 1955, in Sikeston, son of Grover Cleveland and Pearl A. Zachary Lindsey. Lindsey was a truck driver with Big Lake Transport in Charleston, Mo...
Lawrence Heckert (06/30/05)
BERTRAND, Mo.-- Lawrence David "Larry" Heckert, 84, of Bertrand died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at Missouri Veterans Home in Cape Girardeau. He was born April 21, 1921, at Bertrand, son of Doyle and Cecil Meeks Heckert. He and Irene Pulliam were married Oct. 17, 1942. She died Sept. 26, 1991. He and Bonnie Hill were married Feb. 13, 1993...
April Rhodes (06/30/05)
NEW MADRID, Mo. -- April Deanna Rhodes, 42, of New Madrid died Wednesday, June 29, 2005, at her home. She was born April 25, 1963, in Los Angeles, Calif., daughter of Alonzo Paul and W. Anna Babb Shipman. She and Terry Rhodes were married Nov. 14, 1983...
Sydney Richards (06/30/05)
Sydney Elaine Richards, 89, of Potosi, Mo., departed this life and joined her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ Tuesday, June 28, 2005. She passed away at Fountainbleau Lodge in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 27, 1916, in Caledonia, Mo., daughter of John Leroy and Celia Ann Nelson Patterson. She and Edward Thomas Richards were married Oct. 19, 1934. He died July 24, 1974...
Vernon Mouser (06/29/05)
Vernon E. Mouser, 78, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. He was born Nov. 2, 1926, in Millersville, son of Willie D. and Reda Runnels Mouser. He and Vernalee Klaus were married Dec. 21, 1946, at Perryville, Mo...
Robert Price (06/29/05)
Robert "Bob" Price, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Barnes West County Hospital in St. Louis. McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau is in charge of arrangements.
Woodrow Evens (06/29/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Woodrow Wilson Evens, 88, of Durand, Mich., died Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Durand Convalescent Center. He was born Feb. 17, 1917, in Copemish, Mich., son of William Robert Mott and Emma Johnson Evens. He and Emma Cowgur were married Feb. 14, 1975, in Sikeston, Mo. She died June 11, 2000...
Ryan Carr (06/29/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ryan Allen Carr was stillborn on Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. He was the infant son of Philip and Amy Evans Carr of Sikeston. Survivors include his parents; two sisters, Katlyn Carr and Kylie Carr of Sikeston; paternal grandfather and stepgrandmother, Jackie and Lease Carr of Blytheville, Ark.; paternal grandmother, Becky Carr of Sikeston; maternal grandparents, Terry and Donna Evans of Sikeston; paternal great-grandmothers, Smynthelee Hildebrand and Noralee Carr, both of Kennett, Mo.; and maternal great-grandmother, Lucille West of Sikeston.. ...
Virginia Hinman (06/29/05)
Virginia S. Hinman, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 28, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mary McCrite (06/29/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Mary Lou McCrite of Sheffield, Ala., died Monday, June 27, 2005, at her home. She was the daughter of Luther and Edmona Austin. She married Paul McCrite. McCrite operated Austin Manor Bed and Breakfast of Sheffield, and was a real estate agent with Cypress Realty in Florence, Ala. She was a member of Woodmont Baptist Church in Florence, and its Parker and Pirkle Sunday school class...
Edna Brown (06/29/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Edna Jeanetta Brown, 81, of Port Orange, Fla., died Sunday, June 26, 2005, at Terrace Nursing Care Center in Daytona Beach, Fla. She was born Sept. 13, 1923, at Wyatt, Mo., son of Lawrence and Mary Etta Baker. She and Vernon Edward Brown were married in 1937. He died in 1984...
Bertha Barker (06/29/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Bertha Gertrude Barker, 95, of Glenallen died Sunday, June 26, 2005, at her home. She was born July 3, 1909, in Monette, Ark., daughter of Robert Clinton and Edna Davis Goad. She and James Elbert Barker were married Jan. 8, 1928. He died Jan. 24, 1998...
Mary Fowler (06/28/05)
PUXICO, Mo. -- Mary Belle Fowler, 76, of Puxico died Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Poplar Bluff Regional Medical Center in Poplar Bluff, Mo. She was born May 22, 1929, near Dudley, Mo., daughter of Everett and Elizabeth Peck Scott. She and Lyman Fowler were married Nov. 1, 1946, at Bloomfield, Mo...
Clara Hormann (06/28/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Clara Pearl Hormann, 99, of Sikeston died Sunday, June 26, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 18, 1905, at Flat River, Mo., daughter of B. and Laura Belle Walton. She married Wilbur Hormann. Survivors include two sons, Ernest Stidham of Sikeston, C.B. Stidham of Rockview, Mo.; a daughter, Bonnie Allen of St. Louis; eight grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren...
Hetty Finley (06/28/05)
Hetty Finley, 76, of St. Louis died Sunday, June 26, 2005, at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis. She was born July 28, 1928, in Baltimore, Md., daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Wagner. She and Bill Finley were married May 27, 1947. He died Aug. 9, 1996...
Bertha Barker (06/28/05)
GLENALLEN, Mo. -- Bertha Barker, 95, of Glenallen died Sunday, June 26, 2005, at her home. Liley Funeral Home in Marble Hill, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
James Trout (06/28/05)
PUXICO, Mo. -- James William "Bill" Trout, 79, of Puxico died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Forest Park Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Dec. 29, 1925, at Campbell, Mo., son of James Ora and Dottie Mae Wright Trout. He and Jean Gunter Whitsel were married Feb. 9, 1974, at Puxico...
Mabel Fish (06/28/05)
ZALMA, Mo. -- Mabel A. Fish, 70, of Alton, Ill., died Saturday, June 25, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 7, 1934, at Zalma, daughter of Paul and Mary Moore Hamlin. She and Carl Fish were married Oct. 15, 1949. He died Oct. 2, 1983. Survivors include her mother of St. ...
David Wilhelm (06/28/05)
David Wilhelm, 44, of Savoy, Texas, died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Parkland Hospital in Dallas, Texas. He was born Sept. 10, 1960, in Cape Girardeau, son of Emanuel and Shirley Sievers Wilhelm. Wilhelm was a 1978 graduate of Bonham High School in Bonham, Texas. He was a heavy equipment operator in track maintenance with Union Pacific Railroad 25 years...
Martha Ash (06/28/05)
Martha Jeanette Williams Ash, 84, of Jackson, died Sunday, June 26, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 3, 1920, in Lake County, Tenn., daughter of the late Boyd and Mabel Hart Williams. She is survived by her husband of 68 years, James D. Melvin Ash...
Gerhard Birk (06/28/05)
Gerhard M. Birk, 91, of Jackson passed away Monday, June 27, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson, where he had resided since October 2003. He was born July 3, 1913, in Tilsit, Mo., son of Alvin M. and Amanda Lange Birk. He married Margaret Froemsdorf Oct. 13, 1940. She passed away May 30, 1970. He then married Georgia Proffer-Sachse Sept. 27, 1975. She passed away June 6, 1980...
Willie Eaker (06/26/05)
LAGUNA BEACH, Fla. -- Willie E. "Billy" Eaker, 74, of Laguna Beach, Fla., died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at the Gulf Coast Medical Center. He was born Aug. 3, 1930, near Glenallen, Mo., son of Raymond and Lillie Mouser Eaker. Before retirement, he worked for Bunny Bread in Cape Girardeau and the Sunbeam bakeries in Florida...
Frances Dodge (06/26/05)
Frances Marie Brown Dodge, 78, of East Prairie, died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at the home of her sister in St. Louis. She was born April 13, 1927 in East Prairie to the late Cashus Joseph and Mary Margaret Oliver England. She and G.W. Brown were married and later she married John R. Dodge. Both preceded her death...
Bernard Kabat (06/26/05)
John Kabat, 67, of Patton, Mo., died Friday, June 24, 2005, at the Perry Oaks Manor in Perryville. He was born Sept. 3, 1937 at St. Louis, Mo., son of Anthony J. and Emily Frances Kowalski Kabat. He and Martha Mae Stracner were married Aug. 9, 1974...
Margaret Elfrink (06/26/05)
Margaret Elfrink, 93, of Jackson died Friday, June 24, 2005, at the Monticello House in Jackson. Arrangements are incomplete at Craycraft-Miller Funeral Home.
Leta Mae Scott Bailey (06/26/05)
MINER, Mo.--Leta Mae Scott Bailey, 70, of Miner, formerly of Wyatt died Friday, June 24, 2005, at her residence. She was born Sept. 21, 1934, in Piggott, Ark., daughter of Robert and Zora Mongomery White. She and Fred Bailey were married. He died...
Bertha LeGrand (06/26/05)
Bertha Mary LeGrand, 94, of Benton, died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born March 16, 1911 near New Hamburg, daughter of William M. and Lucy H. Grojean LeGrand. LeGrand, formerly of Chaffee, was a retired secretary at Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee. She was a member of St. Denis Catholic Church in Benton...
Marvin Koechig (06/26/05)
Marvin Robert Koechig Sr., 76, of Cape Girardeau died at 1:46 a.m., on Friday, June 24, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar-deau. He was born on Thursday, Oct. 18, 1928, in Cape Girar-deau, the son of Henry F. and Minnie Peetz Koechig. He and Joyce Bradshaw were married on Oct. 22, 1949, in Piggott, Ark. She preceded him in death on Sept. 24, 1996...
Lois Rhodes Morgan (06/26/05)
SIKESTON, Mo.--Lois Ann Rhodes Morgan, 55, of Sikeston died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born Dec. 16, 1949, at Matthews Mo., daughter of Charles F. "Shorty" and Inell Moore Rhodes. She and Jerry E. Morgan were married July 21, 1970 in Matthews...
Christopher Honey (06/27/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Christopher Michael Honey, 21, of Olive Branch died Saturday, June 25, 2005 at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 8, 1983, at St. Louis, son of Kent and Sherry Kain Honey. He graduated with honors in 2002 from Egyptian High School, where he played baseball and basketball. He worked as a pharmacy technician at Southeast Missouri Hospital and had just graduated in May from the Southeast Missouri Police Academy...
Mae Johnson (06/27/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mae L. Johnson, 92, of Sikeston died Saturday, June 25, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born May 30, 1913, in Indian Mound, Tenn., daughter of Grover Sr. and Commie Seay Gillum Lewis. She and Owen "Jiggs" Johnson were married in 1946. He died in July 1977...
Bill Trickey (06/27/05)
JONESBORO, Ark. -- Bill W. Trickey, 84, of Jonesboro and formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Friday, June 24, 2005, at St. Bernards Medical Center. Trickey was retired from GE. He was a member of the Jonesboro Masonic Lodge and a former member of the Jonesboro Elks Lodge and the Jonesboro Civatan Club. He was a member of the First Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Marines during World War II...
Harry Ulrich (06/27/05)
Harry W. Ulrich, 82, of St. Ann, Mo., died Friday, June 24, 2005. He was born Feb. 9, 1923, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Joe and Mabel Newburn Ulrich. He was an autoworker for GMC. Survivors include two daughters, Barbara Caliva of Pearland, Texas, Lynn Schmidt of Florissant, Mo.; four stepchildren, Faye Clanahan, Lois Bertman, Chester Raymond Moore Jr., Lucille Defer; a brother, Melvin Ulrich of Scott City; three sisters, Bernice Quade of Cape Girardeau, Elsie Eggiman of Gordonville and Marjorie Medlin of St. ...
Margaret Elfrink (06/27/05)
Margaret Jane Elfrink, 93, of Jackson died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. She was born Oct. 10, 1911, at Laflin, Mo., daughter of Henry Leo and Cornelia VanDoren Steinnerd. She and Philip B. Elfrink were married May 25, 1937, and he died Feb. 29, 1976...
Clifford West (06/27/05)
George Clifford West, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 20, 1921, in Elco, Ill., son of Elmer E. and Retta Benefiel West. He and Algene Hartline were married May 17, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. She died in August 1990...
Cliff West (06/26/05)
Clifford West George Clifford West, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 20, 1921, in Elco, Ill., son of Elmer E. and Retta Benefiel West. He and Algene Hartline were married May 17, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. She died in August 1990...
Dorothy Johnson (06/25/05)
Dorothy Marie Johnson, 89, of Delta died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Chaffee Nursing Center in Chaffee, Mo. She was born Dec. 30, 1915, at Allen-ville, daughter of Robert Newton and Myrtle Mae Byrne Amos. She and Walter Schwepker were married in 1936. He died Jan. 20, 1953. She later married Homer Johnson, who also preceded her in death...
Juanita Denny (06/25/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Juanita Evelyn Denny, 93, of Anna died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Union County Hospital. She was born Aug. 20, 1911, in Crainville, Ill., daughter of Timothy and Sula Cannedy Cagle. She and Dale Denny Sr. were married Sept. 20, 1940. He died July 17, 1980...
Garvice Watkins (06/25/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Garvice T. Watkins, 81, of Anna died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1923, in Saratoga, Ill., son of James T. and Anna M. Crain Watkins. He and Marian F. Hargis were married Sept. 13, 1946, in Sandoval, Ill. Watkins was a lifelong farmer, and owned and operated G.T. Watkins Insurance Agency several years. He was a member of Saratoga Church...
Trula Wibbenmeyer (06/25/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Trula T. Wibbenmeyer, 85, of Perryville died Friday, June 24, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 7, 1919, at Apple Creek, Mo., daughter of August and Clara Zoellner Sauer. She and Othmar J. Wibbenmeyer were married April 23, 1945, at Apple Creek...
Mary Bellamy (06/25/05)
MOUNDS, Ill. -- Mary Lee Bellamy, 44, of Mounds, Ill., died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo is in charge of arrangements.
Marvin Koechig Sr. (06/25/05)
Marvin Robert Koechig Sr., 76, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 24, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Friends may call at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home from 4 to 8 p.m. Sunday. The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Monday at the funeral home...
Josephine Watkins (06/25/05)
BENTON, Ill. -- Josephine Minnie Watkins, 94, of Benton died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Severins Intermediate Care in Benton. She was born Nov. 17, 1910, at Benton, daughter of Howard and Rosanna Elizabeth Allen. She married Glenn Watkins. She was retired from GTE, where she was a telephone operator and secretary. She was a member of First Christian Church, Mary Ward Hart Guild and CWF...
Cliff West (06/25/05)
George Clifford West, 83, of Cape Girar-deau died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 20, 1921, in Elco, Ill., son of Elmer E. and Retta Benefiel West. He and Algene Hartline were married May 17, 1942, in Cape Girardeau. She died in August 1990...
Juanita Denny (06/24/05)
Juanita Denny Juanita Evelyn Denny, 93, of Anna, Ill., died on Thursday, June 23, 2005 at Union County Hospital in Anna. Friends may call at Crain Funeral Home in Anna on Saturday from 5 to 8 p.m. and on Sunday until the time of services. Services will be held at Crain Funeral Home on Sunday at 1 p.m., with the Rev. Tim Sadler officiating...
Inez Bell (06/24/05)
Inez R. Bell, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 17, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born March 12, 1920, in Aber-deen, Miss., daughter of John and Pearl Cunningham Hughes. She first married Leslie Hall Sr., who preceded her in death. She later married Charles Bell, who also preceded her in death...
Clifford West (06/24/05)
G. Clifford West, 83, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Richard Layng Jr. (06/24/05)
Richard E. Layng Jr., 35, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Sept. 17, 1969, in Nyack, N.Y., son of Richard E. and Mary Petersen Layng Sr. Layng had worked at Target in Cape Girardeau, and was a tradesman machinist. He was a member of the House of Hope...
Sheila Vaughn (06/24/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sheila Jean Vaughn, 49, of Lees Summit, Mo., formerly of Sikeston, died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 14, 1955, in St. Louis, daughter of William Henry and Dollie Hensley Vaughn Sr. She married Robert Isbell...
Helen Estes (06/24/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Helen Estes, 71, of Marble Hill died Thursday, June 23, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 11, 1933, in Camdenton, Mo., daughter of Walter and Effie Arnold Crall. She and L.H. "Hez" Estes were married June 7, 1953, at Osage Beach, Mo. He died July 17, 1989...
Lucille Seabaugh (06/24/05)
Estelle Lucille Seabaugh, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Dec. 27, 1915, in Prescott, Ark., daughter of Marion and Effie Trout Pierce. She and Odis Seabaugh were married Jan. 2, 1934, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died in 1991...
Dessie Witzman (06/23/05)
OLMSTED, Ill. -- Dessie B. Witzman, 78, of Olmsted died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at her home. She was born April 4, 1927, in Milburn, Ky., daughter of Zola and B. Mae Jackson. She married Warner O. Witzman, who died in 1987. Witzman retired as a cook with Meridian School District. She was a member of St. Luke's Lutheran Church...
Edna Cummins (06/23/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Edna Mae Cummins, 73, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Oct. 31, 1931, in Mount Pleasant, Texas, daughter of True Bardo and Ather Leo Dethridge Whorton. She and Charles J. Cummins were married Sept. 7, 1948, in Piggott, Ark...
Virtus Wiggs (06/23/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Virtus E. "Red" Wiggs, 84, of Jonesboro died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at Jonesboro Healthcare Center. He was born May 22, 1921, at Lick Creek, Ill., son of James Edd and Hattie Emory Wiggs. He and Margaret L. Foehr were married Aug. 2, 1939, in Perryville, Mo. She died July 28, 2004...
Alice Julian (06/23/05)
Alice Marie Julian, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born May 11, 1929, at Commerce, Mo., daughter of Jesse Richmond and Alice Loftin Sanders. She and Rowland Leroy Julian were married Oct. 7, 1978, in Jackson, Mich...
Agnes Meinz (06/23/05)
Agnes Louise Meinz, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Jan. 11, 1917, at Allenville, daughter of Guy and Ruth Mansker Lesch. She and Carl William Meinz were married Dec. 12, 1950, in Piggott, Ark. He died July 8, 1959...
Martha Craig (06/23/05)
A graveside service for Martha Ann Finch Craig of Glenwood Springs, Colo., will be held at 1:30 p.m. June 30 at Lorimier Cemetery in Cape Girardeau. The Rev. Clayton Smith will officiate. Craig, 77, died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at her home. She was formerly of Cape Girardeau...
Elizabeth Schoen (06/23/05)
Vera Elizabeth Schoen, 95, of Jackson died Monday, June 20, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girar-deau. She was born Jan. 27, 1910, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Theo-dore Emanuel and Annette Willer Kasten. She and Gilbert H. Schoen were married June 12, 1936. He died Nov. 11, 1990...
Martha Vandivort (06/23/05)
Martha Poe Vandivort, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Feb. 26, 1910, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Benjamin E. and Maude Browning Vandivort. She and S. Russell Vandivort were married Sept. 25, 1937. He died Sept. 28,1977...
Lucille Seabaugh (06/23/05)
Estelle Lucille Seabaugh, 89, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 22, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Dec. 27, 1915, in Pres-cott, Ark., daughter of Marion and Effie Trout Pierce. She and Odis Seabaugh were married Jan. 2, 1934, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died in 1991...
Martha Vandivort (06/22/05)
Martha Vandivort, 95, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Michael Garrett (06/22/05)
Michael Lee Garrett, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 31, 1953, in St. Charles, Mo., son of Leo Roland and Barbara June Gentry Garrett. He and Donna Faye Harmon were married June 10, 1978, in Sullivan, Mo...
Stephen Meier (06/22/05)
FARRAR, Mo.-- Stephen Lynn Meier, 49, of Farrar died Monday, June 20, 2005, in Perry County, Mo. He was born Aug. 28, 1955, in Cape Girar-deau, son of Melvin and Helen C. Biester Meier. Meier was a truck driver with Gilster-Mary Lee. He was a member of Salem Lutheran Church...
Winifred Guthrie (06/22/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Winifred G. Guthrie, 95, of Sikeston died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born Aug. 4, 1909, in Tamms, Ill., daughter of William and Margie Hargis Hulen. She married Robert L. "Bob" Guthrie, who died April 3, 1982...
LeRoy Lukefahr (06/22/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- LeRoy W. Lukefahr, 78, of Perryville died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girar-deau. He was born July 19, 1926, in Perry County, Mo., son of Joseph Daniel and Emma Gertrude Huber Lukefahr. He and Patsy Oehl were married June 25, 1950...
Charles Hill (06/22/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Charles H. Hill, 93, of Sikeston died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 3, 1912, in Charleston, son of Charles Nicholas and Mary Scott Hill. He and Grace M. Woods were married Oct. 29, 1933. She died Feb. 24, 2003...
Alice Julian (06/22/05)
Alice Julian, 76, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
James Purchase (06/22/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James W. Purchase, 86, of Cairo died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill...
Marvin Burroughs (06/22/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Marvin O. Burroughs, 88, of Perryville, formerly of Frohna, Mo., died Monday, June 20, 2005, at Perry County Memorial Hospital in Perryville. He was born May 19, 1917, at Frohna, son of Otto and Magdalena Mueller Burroughs. He and Bernice Hellwege were married Oct. 19, 1941...
Clinton Penrod Jr. (06/22/05)
Clinton Penrod Jr., 81, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 3, 1923, at Neelys Landing, son of Clinton and Hanna Pinkerton Penrod. He and Kathryn M. Craft were married Feb. 13, 1948, in Jackson...
Vergie Seabaugh (06/22/05)
Vergie "Nana" Seabaugh, 85, of Jackson passed away Monday, June 20, 2005, at the home of her son. She was born Sept. 24, 1919, in Patton, Mo., daughter of Charles and Minnie Brotherton Wilson. She and Charley L. Seabaugh were married June 8, 1946, in Jackson. He passed away Oct. 21, 1998...
Ruth Norton (06/22/05)
POPLAR BLUFF, Mo. -- Ruth Marie Norton, 77, of Poplar Bluff died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. She was born Dec. 1, 1927, daughter of Harvey and Nancy Wren DePew. She first married Charles Eugene Rainey in 1945. He died in 1970. She and Ben S. Norton were married in April 1973...
Elizabeth Schoen (06/22/05)
Elizabeth Schoen, 95, of Jackson died Monday, June 20, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson is in charge of arrangements.
Babe Reed (06/22/05)
Babe Ruth Reed, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 21, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born June 8, 1927, at Brownwood, Mo., daughter of Henry and Disa Long Gipson. She and Kenneth H. Reed were married Oct. 19, 1966, in Metropolis, Ill. Reed moved to Cape Girardeau in June 2004 from Paducah, Ky...
LaDonna Phelps (06/22/05)
LaDonna Jo Phelps, 56, of Jupiter, Fla., died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at Jupiter Medical Center. She was born June 25, 1948, in Cape Girar-deau, daughter of Walter Joseph and Arvazena "Bobbie" Roberts Meinz. Phelps was formerly of Scott City and was a teacher with Scott City School District. She moved to Jupiter nine years ago. She was a 1970 graduate of Southeast Missouri State University...
Joseph Lundstrum (06/22/05)
Joseph Eldon Lundstrum, 69, of Tyler, Texas, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, in Tyler. He was born Dec. 23, 1935, in Macomb, Ill., son of Bruce F. and Alma Frits Lundstrum. Lundstrum moved to Tyler in 2004 from Onalaska, Texas. He was a mechanic and farmer. He was a member of Lakewood Church...
Robert Williams (06/22/05)
Robert E. Williams, 74, of Corning, Ark., died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born March 6, 1931, in Greenville, Ill., son of Floyd and Peggy Paulding Reetz Will-iams. He and Charlene Williams were married in 1990. She died in 1997...
Donald Dockins (06/21/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Donald G. Dockins, 67, formerly of Sikeston, died Friday, June 17, 2005, at St. John's Place in St. Louis. He was born Aug. 7, 1937, in Sikeston, son of George Franklin and Cora Mae Ballard Dockins. He and Wanda Sue Patrick were married June 10, 1967...
Joseph Lundstrum (06/21/05)
Joseph Eldon Lundstrum, 69, of Tyler, Texas, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, in Tyler. He was born Dec. 23, 1935, in Macomb, Ill., son of Bruce F. and Alma Frits Lundstrum. Lundstrum moved to Tyler in 2004 from Onalaska, Texas. He was a mechanic and farmer. He was a member of Lakewood Church...
Marie Tippett (06/21/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Marie Tippett, 89, of Marble Hill died Monday, June 20, 2005, at her home. She was born March 31, 1916, near Advance, Mo., daughter of Oria Carman and Dottie Lorna Wiggins Harris. She and Troy Marion Tippett Sr. were married Oct. 24, 1941. He died Dec. 28, 2000...
Anthony Phillips (06/21/05)
Anthony Joseph "Tony" Phillips, 41, of Richland, Miss., died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at his home. Phillips was a 10-year employee of FedEx. Survivors include his wife, Cindy; mother, Diana Phillips of Florence, Miss.; father, Jerry Lee Phillips of Jackson, Miss., formerly of Cape Girardeau; children, Cody and Shelby Phillips of Terry, Miss.; four sisters, Lea Ann Evans of Richland, Kelly Blackwell of Mount Sterling, Ill., Geri Melvin of Quincy, Ill., Diana Danovcheck of Warren, Ohio; two brothers, J.L. ...
Leslie Hill (06/21/05)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Leslie Hill, 91, of Mayfield, Ky., died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 5, 1914, in Tennessee, son of L.L. and Bessie Grubbs Hill. He and Rebecca M. Williamson were married in 1932. Hill retired from Carter's Saw Shop. He was a member of Northside Baptist Church...
Tony Bangert (06/21/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Tony Delmar Bangert, 74, of Patton passed away Sunday, June 19, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born July 24, 1930, at Lixville, Mo., son of Robert J. and Caroline Pohlmann Bangert. He and Lamia Lou Miinch were united in marriage May 22, 1954, at Friedheim Lutheran Church by the Rev. W.F. Krahn...
Vergie Seabaugh (06/21/05)
Vergie "Nana" Seabaugh, 85, of Jackson passed away Monday, June 20, 2005, at the home of her son. She was born Sept. 24, 1919, in Patton, Mo., daughter of Charles and Minnie Brotherton Wilson. She and Charley L. Seabaugh were married June 8, 1946, in Jackson. He passed away Oct. 21, 1998...
Daryl Wright (06/21/05)
Daryl Wright, 54, of Jackson passed away Sunday, June 19, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 19, 1950, in Cape Girardeau, son of Robert R. and Clara Jaco Wright. He and Teresa McClard were married June 17, 1972. Daryl was a 1968 graduate of Jackson High School. He attended Southeast Missouri State University 18 months...
Tommie Stubenrauch (06/21/05)
KELSO, Mo. -- Tommie Lucille Stubenrauch, 78, of Kelso, formerly of Bloomfield, died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at her residence. She was born Jan. 6, 1927, at Painton, Mo., daughter of Thomas H. and Mary Jan Faughn Harmon. She married Herman Emil Stubenrauch Sept. 20, 1947, at Chaffee, Mo. He preceded her in death Jan. 20, 1999...
Edward Bierschwal (06/21/05)
Edward F. Bierschwal, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 19, 2005, at his home. He was born April 21, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of Louis F. and Anna Hargens Bierschwal. He and Wanda Moore were married Nov. 10, 1946. Mr. Bierschwal was a 1943 graduate of Central High School. ...
Jeanie Conner (06/21/05)
Jeanie Lynn Conner, 66, of Jackson died Monday, June 20, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 19, 1938, in New Madrid, daughter of Willmarn Harley and Donnie Maud Erwin Keith. She and Theodore Robert "Ted" Conner were married Jan. 14, 1958. He died May 20, 1990...
Leo Bethards (06/20/05)
Leo Edward Bethards, 82, of Cape Girardeau died on Saturday, June 18, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born Sept. 5, 1922, in Vandalia, Ill., son of Ohmer and Mary Ethel Hibbetts Bethards. He and Mary Agnes Smith were married Sept. 26, 1942, in Old Monroe, Mo...
Archie Maglone (06/20/05)
Archie C. Maglone, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 18, 1925, in Indiana, son of James and Agnes Felty Maglone. He and Loyce Andrean Fisher were married in 1958 in Scott City. She died July 13, 2003. Maglone was an automotive mechanic for Kelley Cab Co. for many years...
Caroline Long (06/20/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Caroline E. Long, 88, formerly of Perryville, died June 14, 2005, at Bayside Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in St. Petersburg, Fla. She was born Jan. 12, 1917, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Peter and Louise Kohm. She and Densel L. Long were married, and he preceded her in death...
Jeanne Jenkins (06/20/05)
Jeanne Kathryn Hudgings Jenkins, 62, of Jackson died on Sunday, June 19, 2005, at her residence in Jackson. She was born June 19, 1943, in Cape Girardeau, the daughter of the late Clay Thomas and Dorothy Schlue Hudgings. She and Donald Jenkins were married on Nov. 10, 1967, in Logansport, Ind. He survives. She was of the Methodist faith. She had been a member of the Artist Guild of Texas...
Jack Odom (06/19/05)
MCCLURE, Ill. -- Jack Duane Odom, 52, of McClure, formerly of Marion and Murphysboro, Ill. died Monday, May 30, 2005, at St. Thomas Hospital in Nashville, Tenn. He was born July 13, 1952, at Green Bay, Wis., son of Jackson DeForest Odom and Mary Caroline Hastings Odom...
LaDonna Phelps (06/19/05)
JUPITER, Fla. -- LaDonna Jo Phelps, 56, of Jupiter, formerly of Scott City, died Saturday, June 18, 2005, at Jupiter Medical Center. Arrangements with Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City are incomplete at this time.
Inez Bell (06/18/05)
Inez R. Bell, 85, of Cape Girar-deau died Friday, June 17, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Polly Schuerenberg (06/18/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Polly Nora Schuerenberg, 64, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 10, 1941, at Charter Oak, Mo., daughter of William L. and Nora Colson McWaters. She first married Curtis T. Wilson. She later married William L. Schuerenberg...
Aaron Rapert (06/18/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Aaron Esselman Rapert, 79, of Sikeston died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Feb. 21, 1926, in Maynard, Ark., son of Raymon and Jewell Rapert. He and Marie Jewell Bailey were married Dec. 11, 1947. She died May 8, 2000...
Woodrow Gagnepain (06/18/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Woodrow J. Gagnepain, 88, of Perryville died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at his home. He was born Dec. 2, 1916, in Perry County, Mo., son of Emmet and Mary Cissell Gagnepain. He and Velda Miget were married Jan. 4, 1943. Gagnepain retired from International Shoe Co. He was a member of St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, Holy Name Society, and 3rd Degree member of Knights of Columbus Council 1263. He was a 1935 graduate of St. Vincent de Paul High School...
Edwin Slesak Sr. (06/18/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Edwin M. Slesak Sr., 92, of Perryville died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at his home. He was born May 25, 1913, in Milwaukee, Wis., son of Frank and Anna Ruske Slesak. He first married Wilma Koenig, who died in January 1992. He and Hilda Steffens Brueckner were married Aug. 15, 1992...
Ethel Shaw (06/18/05)
Ethel Shaw, 92, died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at the Lutheran home. She was born Aug. 15, 1912, in St. Francois County, Mo., daughter of Carl and Ada Cook Thomasson. She married Glen J. Shaw, who died in 1999. Shaw was formerly of Farmington, Mo., and a member of Memorial United Methodist Church...
Ida Prosser (06/17/05)
OLIVE BRANCH, Ill. -- Ida Prosser, 94, of Olive Branch died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Oct. 17, 1910, at Parma, Mo., daughter of James Sidney and Clara Donohoo Porter. She and Vernon "Doc" Prosser were married Nov. 15, 1930. He died Sept. 28, 1993...
Andrea Burford (06/17/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Andrea Dawn Burford, 16, of Benton died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at St. Louis Children's Hospital. She was born Feb. 7, 1989, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Paul Edward and Marilyn Ella Brucker Burford. Burford was a junior at Kelly High School and a member of St. Denis Catholic Church...
James Young (06/17/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- James K. Young, 83, of Perryville died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Scripps Green Hospital in LaJolla, Calif. He was born March 17, 1922, in Perryville, son of Edward C. and Adelheit Palisch Young Sr. He and Marie Tackaberry were married Sept. 2, 1942...
Chlora Gilmer (06/17/05)
PARMA, Mo. -- Chlora E. Gilmer, 91, of Parma died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. She was born April 27, 1914, in Formosa, Ark., daughter of Scott and Nettie Jones. She and James Leslie "Jim" Gilmer were married March 25, 1933, in Bragg City, Mo. He died Dec. 30, 1987...
James Purchase (06/17/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- James W. Purchase, 86, of Cairo died Thursday, June 16, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Heavenly Gates Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Doris Kovach (06/17/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Doris B. Kovach, 81, of Anna died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Rehab and Care Center in Murphysboro, Ill. She was born Oct. 3, 1923, in Anna, daughter of Lester M. and Mabel Atchison Broadway. She and Charles K. Kovach were married July 14, 1946, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died June 24, 2004...
William Wheeler (06/17/05)
William Atrell Wheeler, a 34-year resident of Cape Girardeau, died at Heartland Care and Rehab Center. He lost his battle with lung cancer Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at the age of 80. Bill, as he was known to his many friends and family, was born Feb. 12, 1925, son of Jasper Newton and Mabel Eugenia Davis Wheeler of Moro, Ark. He was one of 11 children; five boys and six girls (Nora, Gladys, Jimmy, Roy, Laverne, Irvin, Ira, Jane, Muriel and Elsie)...
Hugh Woods (06/16/05)
MARQUAND, Mo. -- Hugh Lambert Woods, 87, of Marquand died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Madison Memorial Hospital in Fredericktown, Mo. He was born Aug. 20, 1917, at Hunter, Mo., son of Otto and May Lambert Woods. He and Mary Elizabeth "Beth" Upchurch were married Feb. 15, 1942...
Madalyn Wheetley (06/16/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Madalyn Marie Wheetley was stillborn Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include her parents, Derick Wayne Wheetley and Melissa Marie Zimmerman of Benton; a brother, Jordan Zimmerman; maternal grandparents, Roy and Jane Butler of Benton; paternal grandparents, Darrell and Lisa Wheetley of Benton; maternal great-grandmother, Betty Bashem of Barlow, Ky.; paternal great-grandparents, Bill and Nancy Crossen and Larry Hopper of Benton, Kenneth and Barbara Wheetley of Sikeston, Mo.; paternal great-great-grandmothers, Mary Hopper of Benton and Janetta Marshall of Sikeston.. ...
David Berry (06/16/05)
David P. Berry, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 12, 1928, in Queens, N.Y., son of the late Donald and Marcella Krohman Berry. He and Mary Rhodes were married in 1962 at Long Island, N.Y...
Polly Schuerenberg (06/16/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Polly Schuerenberg, 64, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Nunnelee Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Drake (06/16/05)
Mary Drake, 101, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. She was born Dec. 7, 1903, in Charleston, Mo., daughter of John Daniel and Ella Minnie Goodin Deal. She and Harvey Ernest Drake were married May 6, 1933, in Charleston. He died in June 1973...
Dorothy Pratt (06/16/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dorothy Mae Lewis Pratt, 87, of Cairo died Monday, June 13, 2005, at her home, following an extended illness. Friends may call at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home from 11 a.m. until service time Saturday. The funeral will be at 1 p.m. Saturday at the funeral home, with Bishop Paul Jones officiating. Burial will be in Green Lawn Memorial Gardens at Villa Ridge, Ill...
William Wheeler (06/16/05)
William A. Wheeler, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 15, 2005, at Heartland Care and Rehab Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Virginia Strickert (06/16/05)
Virginia L. Strickert, 86, of Richardson, Texas, died Friday, May 27, 2005. She was born Sept. 23, 1918, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Steven and Martha Schaefer Owens. She and the Rev. Paul Strickert were married Feb. 7, 1943, in Cape Girardeau. Survivors include a son, Donald Strickert of Plano, Texas; a daughter, Nancy Marioles of San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Raymond Owens of Cape Girardeau; and a sister, Doris Criddle of Whitewater...
Charles Mathis (06/15/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Charles E. "Eddie" Mathis, 61, of Thebes died Monday, June 13, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born July 10, 1943, in Ozark, Ill., son of Cletis and Alice Fern Marshall Mathis. He married Nancy Simmons...
Tracy Neubauer (06/15/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Tracy L. Neubauer, 34, of Piedmont, Mo., died Friday, June 10, 2005, at her home. She was born March 22, 1971, in St. Louis, daughter of Gordon and Charlotte Moore. She married Steven Neubauer. She was formerly of Marble Hill. Survivors include her husband; a son, Conner Crites of Illinois; her father of Forsyth, Mo.; a brother, Wade Moore of Missouri; a sister, Tina Cray of Cartersville, Ga.; and grandmother, Elva Lincoln of Marble Hill...
Donald Garner (06/15/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Ill. -- Donald Ross Garner, 66, of East Prairie died Monday, June 13, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born July 16, 1938, near East Prairie, son of Charlie and Zella Faire Garner. He and Willene McCloud were married July 18, 1961...
Harland Maxwell (06/15/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Harland Gilbert Maxwell, 91, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at his home. He was born April 29, 1914, in Bertrand, Mo., son of Walter and Nettie Holland Maxwell. He and Gladys Stallings were married April 12, 1941. She died Nov. 26, 2000. He and Clara Presson were married July 12, 2003...
T.E. Hicks (06/15/05)
BENTON, Mo. -- Theodore Edgar "T.E." Hicks, 65, of Benton died Monday, June 13, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born March 30, 1940, at Blodgett, Mo., son of A.Y. and Viola Isabel Webber Hicks. He and Georgia Alice Sloniker Jacox were married Jan. 2, 1970...
Clola Mayberry (06/15/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Clola Mayberry, 97, of Anna died Monday, June 13, 2005, at her home. She was born Nov. 5, 1907, at McClure, Ill., daughter of Elzie and Bessie Brown. She and the Rev. Charles Mayberry were married Oct. 22, 1924, in Jonesboro, Ill. He died March 24, 1985...
Arvel Claye (06/15/05)
Arvel J. Claye, 81, of Jackson passed away Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Monticello House in Jackson. He was born Sept. 1, 1923, in Malvern, Ark., son of Andrew J. and Ollie M. Aker Claye. He and Mary "Marie" Ross were married July 4, 1948, in Malvern...
Leon Gates (06/15/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Leon Gates, 46, died Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Sept. 11, 1958, in Hayti, Mo., son of Joe Gates and Lula Mae Owens. Gates graduated from Matthews High School in 1978 and was a groundskeeper at Memorial Park Cemetery in Sikeston. He was a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps...
Mary Drake (06/15/05)
Mary Deal Drake, 101, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, June 14, 2005, at Chateau Girardeau Health Center. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Charles Mathis (06/14/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Charles E. Mathis, 61, of Thebes and formerly of Vienna, Ill., died Monday, June 13, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Bailey Funeral Home in Vienna.
Sgt. Brian Romines (06/14/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Sgt. Brian Romines, 20, of Simpson, formerly of Anna, died Monday, June 6, 2005, near Baghdad, Iraq, as the result of a roadside bomb blast. He was born Oct. 26, 1984, son of Clyde Randall and Melinda Clary Romines. Romines was a graduate of Anna Junior High School and Vienna High School. He joined the Army National Guard in October 2002, and was deployed in November 2004. He was a member of the VFW in Herrin, Ill...
Ronald Tiefenbrunn (06/14/05)
Ronald R. Tiefenbrunn, 70, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born Dec. 31, 1934, in Arnold, Mo., son of Raymond and Pauline Poepper Tiefenbrunn. Tiefenbrunn was an administrator at St. Thomas-Aquinas, Mercy and Rosary high schools in St. Louis. He moved to Cape Girardeau in June 1977. After retiring he worked at Elias Ace Hardware in Cape Girardeau...
Rebecca Dukes (06/14/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Rebecca Lynn "Becky" Dukes, 48, of Sikeston died Monday, June 13, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 1, 1956, in Sikeston, daughter of Donald Ceifus and Mary Ellen Parks Crone. Dukes had been an insurance and bank secretary. She was a member of Bethel Missionary Baptist Church...
Dorothy Pratt (06/14/05)
CAIRO, Ill. -- Dorothy Mae Lewis Pratt, 87, of Cairo died Monday, June 13, 2005, at her home. Arrangements are incomplete at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo.
John Hume Sr. (06/14/05)
John Patterson "Jack" Hume Sr., 74, of Jackson was granted God's mercy as he met his Lord, face to face, Saturday, June 11, 2005, following a battle with cancer. He was born Aug. 20, 1930, in Florissant, Mo., son of Edward and Margaret Patterson Hume. He and Mary E. Burnett were married Aug. 15, 1959, in Florissant. She went home to be with the Lord Oct. 21, 2003...
Montie Montgomery (06/14/05)
Montie L. Montgomery, 69, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 13, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born July 17, 1935, at Neelys Landing, son of George L. and Mary Louise Bowerman Montgomery. He and Lawanna J. Poe were married in 1956 in Hernando, Miss...
Charlotte Koeberl (06/13/05)
FROHNA, Mo. -- Charlotte A. Koeberl, 55, of Frohna died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born July 31, 1949, daughter of Eugene and Frieda Miesner Fritsche. She and Ralph Koeberl were married Oct. 24, 1970...
Bertie Plunk (06/13/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Bertie E. Plunk, 94, of Sikeston, formerly of Matthews, Mo., died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Miner Nursing Center in Miner. She was born Oct. 30, 1910, in Crump, Tenn., daughter of John and Laura Circely Duren. She and Virgil D. Plunk were married July 17, 1927, in Crump. He died Aug. 25, 1970...
Harold Creed (06/13/05)
WELLINGTON, Kan. -- Harold Elza Creed, 81, of Wellington, died Saturday, June 11, 2005. Creed was a commercial electrician. Survivors include two sons, Steve Creed of Wellington, Doug Creed of Cape Girardeau; three daughters, Michele Leach of Stillwater, Okla., Vicki McDonald of Wellington, Dawn Pashke of Overland Park, Kan.; 12 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren...
John Hume Sr. (06/13/05)
John P. "Jack" Hume Sr., 74, of Jackson died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Aug. 20, 1930, in Florissant, Mo., son of Edward and Margaret Patterson Hume. He and Mary Burnett were married Aug. 15, 1959. She died Oct. 21, 2003...
Calvin Walton (06/13/05)
Calvin C. Walton, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born June 28, 1926, in Cape Girardeau County, son of Charles and Emily Cummings Walton. He was retired from Superior Electric, where he had worked for 30 years. He was a U.S. Army veteran of World War II...
Edith Leimer (06/13/05)
Edith K. "Gram" Leimer, 88, of Jackson died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Feb. 13, 1917, at Oak Ridge, daughter of Charles P. and Edna McLane Kasten. She and Norman W. Leimer were married May 12, 1935. He passed away May 25, 1999...
Theresa Steagall (06/13/05)
Theresa Gaye Steagall, 43, of Scott City died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at her home. She was born May 9, 1962, at Peoria, Ill., daughter of Cecil Claude and Wanda Sue Jackson Harris. She and Paul William Steagall were married July 13, 2001, at Benton, Mo...
Joseph Mirgeaux (06/13/05)
Joseph Lee Mirgeaux, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1917, in Fornfelt, Mo., son of Joseph and Alice Rozmerski Mirgeaux. He and Dorothy Dirickson were married March 1, 1937, in St. Louis. She died in 1993...
Dorothy Fowler (06/13/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Dorothy L. Fowler, 84, of Advance died Sunday, June 12, 2005, at Crowley Ridge Healthcare in Dexter, Mo. She was born Jan. 11, 1921, in Bell City, Mo., daughter of John and Carrie Reutzel Lockhart. She and Donel Fowler were married Sept. 13, 1941, in Jackson. He died Dec. 12, 2000...
Henrietta Medlin (06/12/05)
Henrietta Minnie Medlin, 78, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Aug. 26, 1926, at Dutchtown, Mo., daughter of Henry and Clara Kirn Schwepker. She and Orville Medlin were married Dec. 27, 1947 in Cape Girardeau, Mo. He passed away Nov. 23, 1997...
Joseph Mirgeaux (06/12/05)
Joseph Lee Mirgeaux, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 23, 1917, at Fornfelt, Mo., son of Joseph Henry and Alice Catherine Rozmerski Mirgeaux. He and Dorothy Dirickson were married. She died in 1993. Mirgeaux was a self-employed businessman. He belonged to Cape LaCroix Walker Creek Levy District; was a past member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Vincent's Men's Society and affiliated with St. Vincent de Paul Church...
Mary Rosier (06/12/05)
BEECH ISLAND, S.C. --Mary Lucille Rosier, 81, of Beech Island, S.C.; a native of Tiplersville, Mo., and former resident of Sikeston, Mo., died Saturday, June 11, 2005. She and Roy E. Rosier were married. She was a member of the Second Baptist Church of Beech Island and the Charlotte McElmurray Sunday school class. Rosier was a former Sunday school teacher and choir member...
Evelyn Mitchem (06/12/05)
ORAN, Mo. -- Evelyn Mitchem, 92, of Oran, formerly of Sikeston, Mo. died Friday, June 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born April 29, 1913, at Marston, Mo., daughter of Nelson and Dora Maples Pikey. Mitchem was a member of the Morley Church of Christ...
John Hume (06/12/05)
John P. "Jack" Hume, 74, of Jackson died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Edith Leimer (06/12/05)
Edith K. "Gram" Leimer, 88, of Jackson, died Saturday, June 11, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Friends may call Monday from 4 to 8 p.m. at the McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson. Funeral will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at the St. Paul Lutheran Church in Jackson...
Vernon Littge (06/12/05)
ALTENBURG, Mo. -- Vernon D. Littge, 79, of Altenburg died Friday, June 10, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born Nov. 11, 1925, in Altenburg, the son of Henry and Martha Ahner Littge. He and Caroline Fischer were married Aug. 13, 1950. Littge was a machinist at Littge Manufacturing. He was a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church in Altenburg, where he was a church trustee. He was a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers veteran of World War II and was a member of American Legion Post 133...
SanDee Casey (06/11/05)
SanDee Casey, 57, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born June 26, 1947, in Kearney, Neb., daughter of Donald and Betty L. Drake Speck. She and John T. Casey were married June 27, 1964, at St. Patrick's Cathedral in North Platte, Neb...
Sue Helton (06/11/05)
CHAFFEE, Mo. -- Sue Williams Helton, 51, of Chaffee died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 15, 1953, at Sikeston, daughter of Dovie Rice Williams. She and Joe Dennis were married Feb. 3, 1973. She and Pete Helton were married March 18, 2000. He died in February 2002...
Clyde Groves (06/11/05)
THEBES, Ill. -- Clyde E. Groves, 85, of Thebes died Friday, June 3, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 22, 1919, in McClure, Ill., son of Ephraim and Mary Elizabeth Rhymer Groves. He married Reba Orpha McIntosh, who died Feb. 4, 1947. He and Irlene Genevieve Farley were married in April 1947. She died Nov. 12, 2003...
Leola Perry (06/11/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Leola R. Perry, 87, of Bedford, Texas, died Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at Hearthstone of Bedford Assisted Living. She was born Dec. 8, 1917, in Perry County, Mo., daughter of Anton Joseph and Louise Pingel Hotop. She and Murrel S. Perry were married Dec. 30, 1941. He died April 3, 1989...
Larry Gray (06/11/05)
Larry Gene Gray, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Life Care Center. He was born Dec. 5, 1951, in Earle, Ark., son of William and Augusta Ford Gray. He and Alma Jean Ray were married in February 1994. Gray was a self-employed handyman...
Eldon Bond (06/11/05)
STURDIVANT, Mo. -- Eldon "Gene" Bond, 70, of St. Louis died Friday, June 10, 2005, at Christian Northeast Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Oct. 20, 1934, at Sturdivant, son of Harvey and Beulah Tolbert Bond. Bond had been a maintenance worker at Normandy School in St. Louis and also worked at Lindberg Steel...
Colton Blankenship Jr. (06/11/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Colton Erwin Blankenship Jr., 74, died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. He was born Aug. 29, 1930, at Canalou, Mo., son of Colton Erwin and Cora Edna Helms Blankenship Sr. He and Betty Jean Sims were married July 29, 1956...
Fred Reinwald (06/11/05)
BRAZEAU, Mo. -- Fred A. Reinwald, 81, of Brazeau died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Mo. He was born July 22, 1923, in St. Louis, the son of Fred W. and Mabel Koser Reinwald. He and Kathleen Hinkle were married Dec. 11, 1943...
Magalene Sauls (06/10/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Magalene "Maggie" Sauls, 76, of Sikeston died Wednesday, June 8, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born on April 12, 1929, in Risco, Mo., daughter of Luther and Ethel Fuwell Rose. She and Dan Sauls Jr. were married June 1, 1948. He died in January 1955. She married Cory Sauls in February 1957, and he died in September 1965...
John Brown (06/10/05)
WYATT, Mo. -- John O. "Flat" Brown, 81, of Wyatt died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at his home. He was born Aug. 27, 1923, in Mississippi County, Mo., son of Samuel Oscar "S.O." and Gertrude Caldwell Brown. Brown was a farmer. Survivors include a brother, Billy Brown of Wyatt; three sisters, Louise Lynn of Benton, Mo., Mildred Fesmire of Paducah, Ky., and Peggy Griggs of Charleston, Mo...
Larry Gray (06/10/05)
Larry G. Gray, 53, of Cape Girardeau died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at Life Care Center. Lorberg Memorial Funeral Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
Sheryl Greenburg (06/10/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sheryl Greenburg, 52, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis. She was born May 8, 1953, in Sikeston, daughter of Robert and Minnie Byrd Boone. Greenburg had been an accounting clerk and a member of Antioch Baptist Church...
Sgt. Brian Romines (06/10/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Sgt. Brian Romines, 20, of Simpson, Ill., died Monday, June 6, 2005, near Baghdad, Iraq. He was formerly of Anna. Crain Funeral Home in Anna is in charge of arrangements.
James Nelson (06/10/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- James M. "Strawberry" Nelson, 79, of Anna died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at his home. He was born Nov. 4, 1925, in Balcomb, Ill., son of Monroe and Susie Bridges Nelson. He first married Mary A. Anderson in 1945 in Union County. She died July 17, 2000. He and Cora E. Cross were married in 2001 in Union County...
Walter Schrumpf (06/10/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Walter H. Schrumpf, 88, of Perryville died Thursday, June 9, 2005, at St. Anthony's Hospital in St. Louis. He was born Sept. 8, 1916, at Old Appleton, Mo., son of Henry C. and Rose Mary Ross Schrumpf. He and Helen A. Fuist were married June 28, 1947, in St. Louis. She died Jan. 17, 2002...
Wendell Whitener (06/09/05)
PATTON, Mo. -- Wendell M. "Jack" Whitener, 88, of Patton passed away Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born May 3, 1917, at Bernie, Mo., son of William and Nancy Schell Whitener. He and Wilma Wallis were married Oct. 12, 1940, at Liberty Congregational Methodist Church...
Virginia Seabaugh (06/09/05)
Virginia A. Seabaugh, 94, formerly of Jackson, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. She was born Feb. 18, 1911, at Fisk, Mo., daughter of Fred and Bertha Sides Abernathy. She and Burton Seabaugh were married Feb. 8, 1930, in Cape Girardeau. He passed away April 8, 1989...
Jeffrey Brown (06/09/05)
Jeffrey Duane Brown, 47, of Jackson died Tuesday, May 30, 2005, while on vacation in Nassau, Bahamas. He was born April 11, 1958, in Cairo, Ill., son of Bert and Gertrude Brown. He and Susan Kell were married May 7, 1996, in Jackson. Brown was a graduate of Shawnee High School at Wolf Lake, Ill., and Shawnee Community High School at Ullin, Ill. He had worked at Rapco in Jackson and at Dana Corp. in Cape Girardeau. He had owned and operated Brown's Guns and Ammo in Jackson the past four years...
Mary Springs (06/09/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Mary Alice Springs, 82, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Nov. 25, 1922, in Stoddard County, Mo., daughter of Henry F. and Christine York Stanley. After the death of her parents, she was raised by Homer and Bertha York. She and Harold "Hot Shot" Springs were married Nov. 1, 1941, at Charleston, Mo...
Helen Eichhorn (06/09/05)
Helen Eichhorn, 81, of Inverness, Fla., died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, in Inverness. She was born Dec. 6, 1923, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Lawrence and Hattie Hooker. She married Elmer Eichhorn, who died Feb. 24, 1990. Eichhorn lived in Cape Girardeau 30 years. She moved to Inverness in 1962 from Clearwater, Fla. She was a member of First Assembly of God Church in Inverness...
Adonis Watson (06/09/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Adonis Watson, 86, formerly of Anna, died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Memorial Medical Center in Springfield, Ill. She was born Sept. 9, 1918, in Anna, daughter of Dee and Vica Young Brimm. She and Paul Watson were married Aug. 19, 1939. He died Sept. 18, 1998...
Gloria Pratcher (06/09/05)
LILBOURN, Mo. -- Gloria Dean Tillman Pratcher, 52, of Lilbourn died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Memphis, Tenn. She was born June 6, 1952, in Jaywye, Mo., daughter of Tom and Mattie Johnson. She and Hubert Pratcher were married June 8, 2003...
Jean Mitchem (06/09/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Norma Jean Mitchem, 58, of Sikeston died Tuesday, June 7, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 15, 1946, in Burdette, Ark., daughter of Oscar and Lillie Irene Bowers Watkins. She and Richard Mitchem were married Dec. 23, 1964, at Bell City, Mo...
Miriam Goodwin (06/08/05)
Miriam Kathleen Goodwin, 90, formerly of Cape Girardeau, died Sunday, May 22, 2005, in San Antonio, Texas. She was born Oct. 11, 1914, in Paragould, Ark., daughter of James Thompson and Martha Louvenia Agee. She and Gordon Leonard Goodwin were married Nov. 24, 1927...
Nora Brown (06/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Nora Frances Brown, 80, of Sikeston died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. She was born Dec. 5, 1924, in Farrenberg, Mo., daughter of Ralph and Lillie Violet Moss Brown. She was raised by her stepfather, Bryan Haynes. She and Bennie F. Brown were married Aug. 31, 1945, in New Madrid, Mo. He died May 8, 1973...
Eleanor Hahn (06/08/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Eleanor Elizabeth Hahn, 84, of Sikeston died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born March 19, 1921, in Sikeston, daughter of Benjamin F. and Anna J. Brown Hahn. Hahn was the first secretary for Scott-Mississippi Electric Cooperative. She was then secretary more than 50 years at the Bank of Sikeston. She was a member of Missouri-Kentucky Bankers Association, life member of Order of Eastern Star and St. Denis Catholic Church at Benton, Mo...
Raymond Niswonger (06/08/05)
Raymond D. "Bud" Niswonger, 80, of Whitewater passed away Monday, June 6, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 16, 1924, in Cape Girardeau, son of Freeman and Ruby Henry Niswonger. He and Norma Jean Kinder were married Sept. 10, 1953. Bud was inducted into the U.S. ...
Jerry Pecord (06/08/05)
MILLER CITY, Ill. -- Jerry H. "Bud" Pecord, 88, of Miller City died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. He was born June 16, 1916, in Miller City, son of Jerry W. and Jennie Schlamer Pecord. He married Velma Louise Pecord, who died in 1987...
Linda McCormick and Walter McCormick (06/07/05)
Linda Jean McCormick, 62, of Rockledge, Fla., died Sunday, May 29, 2005. Her husband, Walter Jene McCormick, 64, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005. Both were formerly of Cape Girardeau. She was born May 15, 1943. He was born Dec. 24, 1941, son of Elmer E. and Juanita McCormick. They were married Oct. 26, 1962, in Cape Girardeau...
Jerry Pecord (06/07/05)
CACHE, Ill. -- Jerry H. "Bud" Pecord, 88, of Cache died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete with Barkett Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill.
Cory Lee (06/07/05)
BELL CITY, Mo. -- Cory Ray Lee, 27, of Bell City died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at his home. He was born Oct. 15, 1977, at Sikeston, Mo., son of Dale and Sheila Adams Lee. Lee attended Bell City schools. He was a member of Advance Eagles in Advance, Mo...
Nora Brown (06/07/05)
Nora F. Brown, 80, of Scott City died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Shirley Francis (06/07/05)
Shirley Penrod Francis, 70, of Springfield, Mo., died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Mercy-St. John's Regional Health System in Springfield. She was born Jan. 28, 1935, at Sank, Mo., daughter of Floyd and Emma Williams Vavak. She and Ivan E. Francis were married April 3, 1983, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Wesley Littleton (06/07/05)
Wesley Leon Littleton, 80, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, June 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born May 14, 1925, at Neelys Landing, son of John A. and Oza Ann Craft Littleton. He and Wilma Imogene Huffman were married Feb. 8, 1946, at Jackson...
Doris Tejeda (06/07/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Doris L. Tejeda, 79, of Sikeston died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Clearview Nursing Center. She was born March 14, 1926, at Illmo, daughter of John and Rose Holmes Wooley, Tejeda was a certified nurse aide at Baptist Memorial Hospital in Kansas City, and at area nursing homes...
Martha Craig (06/07/05)
Martha Ann Craig, 77, of Glenwood Springs, Colo., died Sunday, April 17, 2005, at her home. She was born Sept. 28, 1927, in Fulton, Ky., daughter of Rex and Arah Payne. She and Charles Craig were married Dec. 21, 1947. He preceded her in death. She was a 1944 graduate of Central High School in Cape Girardeau, and received a bachelor's degree in English and chemistry from Southeast Missouri State University in 1947...
Carrie Dickerson (06/07/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Carrie G. Dickerson, 84, of Sikeston died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Dec. 5, 1920, in Blandville, Ky., daughter of George W. and Emily Tinnon Dickerson. Dickerson was a graduate of Sikeston High School and Draughon Business College. She was a seed analyst with Dan McCoy Seed Co...
Tom Seyer (06/07/05)
Tom W. Seyer, 51, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, June 5, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. He was born May 25, 1954, at Chaffee, Mo., son of Peter Bernard and Cora Leona Schaefer Seyer. Seyer was a truck driver with Quality Carriers in Memphis, Tenn. He was a member of Elks Lodge 1810 in Chaffee...
Blanche Howard (06/07/05)
BLOOMFIELD, Mo. -- Blanche Howard, 92, of Bloomfield died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at her home. She was born March 13, 1913, at Bloomfield, daughter of Harry and Isa Link Taylor. She and Sidney Hendley were married in 1937. He died in June 1952. She and Dail Howard were married Aug. 18, 1984. He died Jan. 23, 2000...
Joseph Little (06/07/05)
Joseph W. Little, 34, of Wadsworth, Ohio, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, in Wadsworth. He was born Dec. 6, 1970, son of Joe and Kay Little. Little was a computer programmer with Ana-Comp. He served in the U.S. Air Force. Survivors include his parents of Wadsworth; a sister, Barb Nicodemus of Wadsworth; and grandmother, Helen Little of Cape Girardeau...
Clifton Denny (06/06/05)
Clifton Floyd "Cliff" Denny, 97, of Cape Girardeau, formerly of Mount Erie, Ill., died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born April 12, 1908, in Mount Erie, son of Noah and Barbara Kantzer Denny. He and Wilma Keyser were married Nov. 1, 1938, in Portland, Ind...
Johnny Riggs (06/06/05)
MAYFIELD, Ky. -- Johnny Dewayne Riggs III, infant son of Johnny Dewayne Riggs Jr. and Suprene Nacole Lee, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at Jackson Purchase Medical Center in Mayfield, Ky. Survivors include his father of Cairo, Ill.; his mother of Barlow, Ky.; his maternal grandfather, Steve Lee of Mayfield; his maternal grandmother, Teresa Pearson of Barlow; and his paternal grandfather, Bubba Riggs of Cairo...
Fred Robertson (06/06/05)
Fred William Robertson, 79, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home. He was born July 8, 1925, in Cape Girardeau, son of Charles and Veda Schrand Robertson. Robertson served in the U.S. Navy from Oct. 20, 1943, to Jan. 19, 1946. He was an optician for Rhea Optical for 35 years, since 1947. He was a member of VFW Post 3838 in Cape Girardeau, and an avid bowler and fisherman...
Shirley Francis (06/06/05)
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Shirley Penrod Francis, 70, of Springfield died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Mercy-St. John's Regional Health System in Springfield. She was born Jan. 28, 1935, daughter of Floyd and Emma Williams Vavak. She and Ivan E. Francis were married April 3, 1983, in Las Vegas, Nev...
Danny Parr (06/05/05)
MARBLE HILL, Mo. -- Danny Lynn Parr, 46, of Golconda, Ill., formerly of Marble Hill, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at the Massac Memorial Hospital in Metropolis, Ill. He was born Oct. 16, 1958, at St. Louis, son of William and Betty Cloninger Parr. He worked as a car dealer for several car companies...
Virginia Seabaugh (06/05/05)
Virginia A. Seabaugh, 94, formerly of Jackson, died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. Arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral home in Cape Girardeau.
Ruby Triplett (06/05/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Ruby Story Triplett, 83, died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston. She was born April 29, 1922, at Sikeston, daughter of William and Etta Barnett Henley. She and Ray Story were married. He preceeded her in death...
Harry Helton Sr. (06/05/05)
VILLA RIDGE, Ill. -- Harry R. Helton Sr., 60, of Villa Ridge, formerly of Mound City, Ill., died Saturday, June 4, 2005, at his home. Helton was born March 25, 1945, in Mound City, Ill., son of William Archie and Rose Rachael Smith Helton. He was a member of First Assembly Church of Canalou, Mo., and was a retired caregiver at Habcare Home Health Services in Sikeston, Mo...
Shirley Francis (06/05/05)
Shirley A. Francis of Springfield, Mo., died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Mercy-St. John's Health System in Springfield. Ford and Sons Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Clyde Groves (06/05/05)
THEBES, Ill. --Clyde Groves, 85, of Thebes died Friday, June 3, 2005, at his home. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at Ford and Sons Funeral Home.
Chloree Williams (06/05/05)
Chloree "C" Williams, 96, of Jackson joined her Heavenly Father Friday, June 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born Sept. 17, 1908, at Rum Branch, daughter of Mayo C. and Naomi Tilley Strong. She and Earl Williams were married Feb. 12, 1931, in Jonesboro, Ill. He passed away March 13, 1970...
Viriginia Roche (06/05/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Virginia Fenwick Roche, 83, of Elmhurst, Ill., formerly of Perryville, died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at her home. She was the daughter of Floyd and Octavia Fellows Fenwick. She graduated from Perryville High School in 1938 and was a homemaker...
Suenell Freese (06/05/05)
Suenell Freese, 86, formerly of Jackson, passed away Saturday, June 4, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 6, 1918, in the Neelys Landing community, daughter of Willis Wissman and Willie Marie Noland Sams. She was a 1935 graduate of the former Fruitland High School. She and Clemens L. "Clem" Freese were married April 11, 1936, in Cape Girardeau. He passed away Jan. 16, 2003...
Bessie LaPlante (06/05/05)
Bessie LaPlante, 94, of Fredericktown, Mo., died Friday, June 3, 2005, at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau. She was born Jan. 4, 1911, in Fredericktown, daughter of James and Susie Amelia O'Bannon McGraw. She and Thomas Perry LaPlante were married Dec. 19, 1936, in Fredericktown...
Flora Bradford (06/04/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Flora M. Bradford, 97, of Perryville died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at PerryOaks Manor. She was born Oct. 23, 1907, at Perryville, daughter of John B. and Mary H. Zoellner Pingel. She and Vinton E. Bradford were married Feb. 26, 1940. He died in July 1975...
Sarah Smith (06/04/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Sarah E. Smith, 77, of Sikeston died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center. She was born Jan. 2, 1928, in East Prairie, Mo., daughter of Elmer and Nora Couch. She and Joseph C. "Joe" Smith were married Jan. 1, 1954. He died Nov. 16, 1977...
Delphanie Rollins (06/04/05)
Delphanie Faye Rollins, 34, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 30, 2005, at her home of an apparent heart attack. She was born Sept. 9, 1970, in Harvey, Ill., daughter of William E. and Mary Rollins. Rollins had lived in Cape Girardeau since 1972 and was a 1989 graduate of Central High School...
Russell Stilts (06/04/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Russell O. Stilts, 82, of Weatherford, Texas, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at Campbell Health Systems in Weatherford. He was born Sept. 22, 1922, in Cape Girardeau, son of Joseph Frederick and Pearl Marie Stilts. He and Irene Fowler were married Sept. 19, 1942, at Benton, Mo. She died May 11, 1996...
Robert Norman (06/04/05)
Robert Darrell Norman, 57, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at his home. He was born Sept. 9, 1947, in Cape Girardeau, son of Ernest Lee and Bruxie Glisson Norman. Norman was a graduate of Central High School and Southeast Missouri State University. He was a rating specialist 35 years with the Veterans Administration in St. Petersburg...
Walter McCormick (06/04/05)
Walter G. McCormick, 63, of Rockledge, Fla., died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Dec. 24, 1941, in Cape Girardeau. McCormick was a carpenter for the city of Rockledge. Funeral will be private. Announcement courtesy of Ford and Sons Funeral Home...
Chloree Williams (06/04/05)
Chloree "C" Williams, 96, of Jackson died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Funeral arrangements are incomplete at McCombs Funeral Home in Jackson.
Edith Snead (06/04/05)
Edith T. Snead, 97, of Cape Girardeau died Friday, June 3, 2005, at Ratliff Care Center. She was born June 9, 1907, in Altamont, Ill., daughter of George Samuel and Nellie C. Byers Snead. She and Grenville H. Snead were married Nov. 24, 1928, in Wellston, Mo. He died Oct. 8, 1985...
Mildred Sievers (06/04/05)
Mildred I. Sievers, 84, of Jackson passed away Thursday, June 2, 2005, at Monticello House. The youngest of four children, she was born Feb. 15, 1921, in Oak Ridge, to Ira and Bernice Riehn Walker. When Mildred was 2 months old her mother passed away and she was raised in the home of Eula Surface. She and Charles L. Sievers were married April 5, 1946. He passed away Oct. 6, 1985...
Allen Oliver Jr. (06/03/05)
Allen Laws Oliver Jr. of Dallas, Texas, beloved husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, passed away Saturday, May 28, 2005, five days after his 90th birthday. He was born May 23, 1915, in Cape Girardeau, son of Allen Laws Oliver of Cape Girardeau and his wife Olivia Leachman Oliver, formerly of Virginia...
Pearl Whitney (06/03/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- Pearl Mae Whitney, 64, of Charleston, died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at the Clearview Nursing Home in Sikeston. She was born April 9, 1941, in Clarksdale, Miss., daughter of the late Walter and Susie Mix Whitney. Whitney was a resident of Missouri since 1946. She was a member of the Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Wyatt, Mo...
Delphanie Rollins (06/03/05)
Delphanie Rollins, 34, of Cape Girardeau, died Monday, June 30, 2005, at her home of an apparent heart attack. Friends may call Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Heavenly Gates Funeral Home in Cairo, Ill. Funeral will be Saturday at 1 p.m. at the funeral home. Bishop Paul Jones will officiate. Burial will be at Spencer Heights Cemetery in Mounds, Ill...
Russell Stilts (06/03/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Russell O. Stilts, 82, of Weatherford, Texas, died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at Campbell Health Systems in Weatherford. He was formerly of Advance. Morgan Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Jewell Williams (06/03/05)
ANNA, Ill. -- Jewell M. Williams, 95, of Anna died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at City Care Center. She was born Sept. 12, 1909, in Union County, Ill., daughter of Moses and Edith Weinberger Miller. She and R. Lee Williams were married Dec. 24, 1931. He died Oct. 23, 1995...
Dennis Bohnert (06/03/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Dennis W. Bohnert, 36, of Perryville died Thursday, June 2, 2005, at his home. He was born Jan. 4, 1969, in Perry County, Mo., son of Elmer and Earlene LaRose Bohnert. Bohnert was an equipment operator with Earthworks. Survivors include a son, Justin Bohnert; his parents, all of Perryville; three brothers, Randy Bohnert of Old Appleton, Mo., Rick Bohnert of Perryville, David Bohnert of Frohna, Mo.; and a sister, Crystal Winschel of Oak Ridge...
Robert Norman (06/03/05)
Robert Darrell Norman, 57, of St. Petersburg, Fla., died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at his home. He was formerly of Cape Girardeau. Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Donna Coryea (06/03/05)
Donna D. Ebersohl Coryea of St. Louis died Thursday, June 2, 2005. Survivors include her husband, Leroy Coryea; children, Bobbi Jo (Jeff) Renner of Jackson, Leroy C. Coryea Jr. of House Springs, Mo., Ruth E. Livingston of St. Louis; six grandchildren, Olivia, Jon, Danaa, Christian, Elene and Brynne; three sisters, Jo-Ann (Charlie) Lombardo, Betty Bauer and Barbara Richie; a cousin, Charles Ebersohl; sister-in-law; aunt; great-aunt; and friend...
Earl Eakins (06/03/05)
Earl A. Eakins, 85, of Delta died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Jan. 26, 1920, in Allenville, son of Robert and Louise Diamond Eakins. He and Oma Louise Bullinger were married Nov. 28, 1938. She died Jan. 19, 2001...
Nadine Haley (06/02/05)
ANNISTON, Mo. -- Nadine Self Haley, 80, of Anniston died Monday, May 30, 2005, at her home. She was born April 29, 1925, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Willie and Leoda Bashears Armer. She and Charles Self Jr. were married Feb. 7, 1941. He died May 14, 1994. She and Fred Haley were married Oct. 24, 1997...
Larry Mier (06/02/05)
ADVANCE, Mo. -- Larry Wayne Mier, 66, of Advance died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. He was born Nov. 27, 1938, at Randles, son of Landon and Jewell Sheets Mier. He and Hester Putney were married Sept. 19, 1958, at Dexter, Mo...
Dyann Hartless (06/02/05)
Dyann M. Hartless, 66, of Cape Girardeau died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital. She was born Sept. 18, 1938, in Camden, Mich., daughter of Donald and Pauline Marks Waters. Hartless served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1960. Survivors include two sons, Danny Hartless of Burfordville, Bobby Hartless of Hillsdale, Mich.; a brother, Duane Waters of Jonesville, Mich.; two sisters, Judi Antrim of Manchester, Tenn., Audrey Fields of Reading, Mich.; and two grandchildren...
Earl Eakins (06/02/05)
Earl Eakins, 85, of Delta died Wednesday, June 1, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Chaffee, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.
Mary Chapman (06/02/05)
Mary Janette Chapman, 68, of Cape Girardeau was surrounded by her loving family when she passed away Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at her daughter's home near Sedgewickville, Mo. She was born May 7, 1937, at Randles, daughter of Lemuel and Lucy Simmons Stacy. She and Ellis P. Thurm were married March 5, 1954. She later married Arnold "Bus" Chapman Oct. 18, 1986. He passed away Oct. 17, 1989...
Roger Murphy (06/02/05)
EAST PRAIRIE, Mo. -- Roger Murphy, 51, of East Prairie died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at East Prairie Nursing Center. He was born Feb. 15, 1954, at Hayti, Mo., son of Robert Junior and Mary Louise Johnson Murphy. Murphy was employed at Budget Laundry and Cleaners. He was a member of Christian Tabernacle in Sikeston, Mo...
Clara Dirnberger (06/02/05)
Clara I. Dirnberger, 96, formerly of Scott City, died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Villa St. Francis in Olathe, Kan. She was born Oct. 17, 1908, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of George E. and Mary Dittrich Roth. She and Clement A. Dirnberger were married May 29, 1939, and lived 38 years in Detroit, Mich., as a homemaker...
Norbert Wibbenmeyer (06/02/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Norbert L. Wibbenmeyer, 66, of Bridgeton, Mo., died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at his home. He was born June 28, 1938, in Perryville, son of Leo and Julitta Wibbenmeyer, and was raised in Old Appleton, Mo. He married the former Norma J. Berkbigler...
Thomas Ritchie (06/01/05)
Thomas Edward Ritchie, 49, of Fort Smith, Ark., died Saturday, May 21, 2005, in Fort Smith. He was born in 1956 in St. Louis, son of William and Helen Ritchie. Ritchie was a graduate of Kennedy High School, and attended Southwest Missouri State University. He was assistant manager of technical support at LOIS Law...
Ena Vogel (06/01/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Ena Vogel, 81, of Aurora, Colo., died Wednesday, May 18, 2005, at Hospice of Metro Denver, Colo. She was born May 16, 1924, in Roma, Queensland, Australia, daughter of Thomas Edgar and Williamena Thompson Kemp. She and Albert W. "Pete" Vogel were married July 14, 1945. He died March 8, 1999...
Geneva Tripp (06/01/05)
JONESBORO, Ill. -- Geneva Tripp, 90, of Albuquerque, N.M., died Friday, May 27, 2005, in Albuquerque. She was born April 22, 1915, daughter of Albert and Margaret Campbell Evans. She and John H. Tripp were married in September 1945. He died April 12, 1991...
Jerry Smith (06/01/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Jerry R. Smith, 66, of Sikeston died Thursday, May 26, 2005, at his home. He was born April 21, 1939, in Oran, Mo., son of McGoy and Louise Abernathy Smith. Smith was founder of Century 21 Real Estate Co. in Sikeston. He was a member of Elks Lodge 2319, past officer and member of Eagles Aerie 3319 and Henry Meldrum American Legion Post 114...
Norbert Wibbenmeyer (06/01/05)
PERRYVILLE, Mo. -- Norbert L. Wibbenmeyer, 66, of Bridgeton, Mo., died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at his home. He was born June 28, 1938, in Perryville, son of Leo and Julitta Wibbenmeyer, and was raised in Old Appleton, Mo. He married the former Norma J. Berkbigler...
John Jamison Jr. (06/01/05)
CHARLESTON, Mo. -- John Henry Jamison Jr., 77, of Charleston died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at Missouri Delta Medical Center in Sikeston, Mo. He was born June 16, 1927, in Ripley, Tenn., son of John and Bertha Jamison. He and Delree Brown were married in 1952...
Clara Dirnberger (06/01/05)
Clara Ida Dirnberger, 96, of Olathe, Kan., died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Villa St. Francis. She is formerly of Scott City. Amick-Burnett Funeral Chapel in Scott City is in charge of arrangements.
Nadine Haley (06/01/05)
ANNISTON, Mo. -- Nadine Self Haley, 80, of Anniston died Monday, May 30, 2005, at her home. She was born April 29, 1925, in Lilbourn, Mo., daughter of Willie and Leoda Bashears Armer. She and Charles Self Jr. were married Feb. 7, 1941. He died May 14, 1994. She and Fred Haley were married Oct. 24, 1997...
Velma Lawrence (06/01/05)
SIKESTON, Mo. -- Velma Louise Lawrence, 45, of Sikeston died Sunday, May 29, 2005, at her home. She was born Aug. 26, 1959, in Scott County, daughter of James and Lucy Reddix Lawrence. Lawrence lived in Sikeston most of her life. She attended Sikeston High School...
Mary Chapman (06/01/05)
Mary Janette Chapman, 68, died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at the home of her daughter in Sedgewickville, Mo. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at McCombs Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau. The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with burial in Thompson Cemetery...
Zylphia Morrison (06/01/05)
Zylphia Idell Morrison, 86, of Cape Girardeau died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Saint Francis Medical Center. She was born Dec. 15, 1918, at Delta, daughter of Roy F. and Rozlphia Brinner Gilder. She and Carl Edward Morrison were married Sept. 11, 1937, in Poplar Bluff, Mo. He died June 17, 1993...
Marie Hahn (06/01/05)
Marie Emerson Hahn, 88, of Cape Girardeau died Monday, May 23, 2005, in Cape Girardeau. She was born Nov. 3, 1916, at Cedar Hill, Mo., daughter of Frederick Wilhelm "Bill" Gottlieb and Mary Elizabeth Dieckmann Reinemer. She married John Hahn, who preceded her in death...
Betty Leist (06/01/05)
Betty Jean Leist, 77, of Cape Girardeau died Saturday, May 28, 2005, at Heartland Care and Rehab. She was born March 1, 1928, in Cape Girardeau, daughter of Jessie and Deale McClard Wills. She married Benny Leist, who died in 1992. She had been a nurse aide at Green Meadows Nursing Home in Dexter, Mo., and at Wilson's Nursing Home in Cape Girardeau. She was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ in Jackson...
Coleen Cain (06/01/05)
TAMMS, Ill. -- Coleen Mae Cain, 76, of Tamms died Tuesday, May 31, 2005, at Life Care Center in Cape Girardeau. She was born May 25, 1929, in Elco, Ill., daughter of Gilbert and Annie Bass Durham. She married Orville Cain, who died May 19, 1989. Cain was a member of Sandy Creek Baptist Church...